What is Ayurveda?
Ayurvedic medicine is the world’s oldest unique sustainable living system based on a holistic, natural healing approach where it’s designed to self-heal, promote happiness, personal growth & long-lasting health.
The word Ayurveda (pronounced Aa -yer-vay-da) is translated as “Science of Life” the wisdom to live well ‘AYUR’ means life and ‘VEDA’ means knowledge or Truth. The roots of this ancient healing knowledge originated in India dating as far back as 5,000 to 7,000 years BC. It’s philosophy on holistic healing is based on the belief that health and wellness encompasses all that is of the body, mind & consciousness through diet, lifestyle and rejuvenation, preventing many diseases bringing energy, vitality, longevity and an overall sense of health and wellbeing to one’s life.
The concept of constitution is the main framework and the very heart of Ayurvedic science. Ayurveda teaches us that we are each born with our own configuration of 5 elements. These elements are: